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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground, on which are twisted ribbons of white silk and bunches of flowers connected by vines, woven with green, pink, violet, brown, blue,and white silk, and narrow strips of silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Height x width: 26 3/4 x 18 1/4 in. (67.9 x 46.4 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and silver-colored flat strip metal brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts